2017 BCN Music Festivals you can’t miss
If you like music and you like Barcelona, imagine both together … Get ready because the music festival season in Barcelona is really close! Rock, indie, pop, electronic, metal … Music for all tastes and styles. Don’t miss the best music festivals in Barcelona.
Parc del Fòrum / El Raval
From 29 May to 4 June
Known internationally, Primavera Sound reaches its seventeenth edition with an amazing line-up, as usual. Get ready to rave with the Broken Social Scene or the British The XX, discover the new album by Bon Iver, enjoy Arcade Fire or get crazy with the kings of Metal, Slayer. But the Primavera Sound line-up doesn’t end there, the festival has almost 200 bands, all of them ready to rock the city. The Parc del Fòrum venue will host the most outstanding artists, while the Raval district is quickly becoming an increasingly attractive free venue in the city center.
Fira Montjuïc (Sónar day) / Fira Gran Via L’Hospitalet (Sónar night)
From the 15th to the 17th of June
Known worldwide, and as the King of Electronic Music Festivals, Sónar, arrives again next July offering more than 150 shows, including big names such as Justice, Nicolas Jaar, Anderson Paak & The Free Nationals, Soulwax, Moderat, Eric Prydz, De La Soul, Ark, Nosaj Thing + Daito Manabe, Vitalic, Nina Kraviz, Casino Clams, Fat Freddy’s Drop, The Black Madonna, Amnesia Scanner, Cashmere Cat, Damian Lazarus & Forest Swords among others. Stargaze will be performing a special concert on Sunday, June 18 in David Lang’s “Auditorium”.
The Rock Fest Bcn, considered one of the biggest Rock and Metal festivals in Europe, had more than 22,000 people daily, from 61 different countries last year! Come celebrate the 4th consecutive year of Rock Fest in Barcelona this year with artists like Aerosmith, in Aero-Vederci Baby Tour, Alice Cooper, Avantasia, Deep Purple, Airbourne Australians, Sepultura, Blue Öyster Cult, WASP, Europe, Ensiferum, Saxon, Abbath, Sodom, Running Wild, Carcass, Lords Of Black , Rage, Exciter, Eclipse, Saratoga, Gloryhammer, Angelus Apatrida and Ñu among others.
Vilanova i la Geltrú
29,30 June/1st and 2nd July
Don’t feel lazy to go to Vilanova, get ready because the Vida Festival lineup is worth it! Phoenix, Erol Alkan, parcelas, Shame, Fleet Foxes, Warpaint, The Magician, Mishima, The Flaming Lips, Devendra Banhart, Real State, among others, will be in charge to bring awesome music to a festival that always bets on bands with authenticity and great potential. La Masia d’en Cabanyes will be the main enclosure of Vida Festival, there you will enjoy the greatest performances.
Parc del Fòrum
7th, 8th and 9th of July
Cruïlla Barcelona, one of the most attractive festivals for rock, pop and indie lovers, Cruïlla, will continue to have several stages and a spectacular line -up: Jamiroquai, Pet Shop Boys, The Prodigy, Two Door Cinema Club, Die Antwoord, Ryan Adams, Kase.O, The Fabulous Cadillacs, The Lumineers, Youssou N’Dour, Steve Van Zandt (Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul ), Ani Difranco, Parov Stelar, Resident (the middle of Calle 13), La Raíz, Jain, Dorian, Neuman and Patrice, among others, will be the headliners.
6.Festival Jardins de Pedralbes
Jardins Palau Reial Pedralbes
From June 5th to July 15th
The Jardins de Pedralbes Festival not only offers music, but fresh air, freedom, elegance, romanticism, prestige, history, emotion, and mystery. Pay attention, because during the months of June and July, Pedralbes Gardens will host some of the biggest names of the International music scene as Rufus Wainwright, La Locomotora Negra, Sting, Jarabe de Palo, Air, Michael Bolton, Manel, Belle & Sebastian, The Beach Boys, Tony Bennett and Gérard Depardieu among many others.
Parc del Fòrum
11, 12 and 13th August
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Building on the success of last year, the electronic music festival DGTL Barcelona 2017 will return to the Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona to celebrate its third year. The festival will boast four stages, one more than last year, which means even more ways to enjoy music from this years lineup, including: Solomun, Jeff Mills, Recondite [live], Steffi b2b Prosumer, and many others. Undoubtedly, a must see event for both national and international electronic music lovers.